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FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, has murdered a security official who worked for the u.s. embassy in yemen. that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. >> first from fox at 3:00 in kentucky, we are live waiting for the debate. it and high 60's, the fall leaves are out and the drive from here to lexington, it is the "thrill in the villa," they made that up. our slogan people are better, a showdown between the current v.p. and the man would would like to take his job, congressman paul ryan. the stakes are higher than usual coming after the poll that show an increasingly close race much vice president biden is clearly a seasoned debater, doing it since he was a kid. tonight, under pressure to turn things around after president obama's first debate performance or lack thereof. congressman ryan looking to boost the romney campaign's recent rise in the polls tonight. the debates are not usually game changers but analysts say this year could be an exception. carl cameron is fouling the presidential candidate. but, first, to ed henry on road with us here in danville. high stakes for the vice president after
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 10:00am EDT
administration's use of from strikes may be undermining their security objectives in places like yemen and pakistan as they move from targeted killings to so-called signature strikes. this is one hour. >> i am a senior -- >> on behalf of our chairman and president, i want to welcome you here and i want to welcome c- span for covering this event. it is entitled death from above, drones and targeted killing. they started after the bush administration but have been accelerated under the obama administration. it seems to me that the main weapon by the united states against al qaeda and its affiliates. one can certainly argue that they have been effective, according to the data from the new american foundation. somewhere between 1597 have been killed since 2004. on the other hand, there has what has euphemistically been called collateral damage. the non militant death rate has fallen dramatically since 2004. it remains a highly sensitive issue. there are many controversies surrounding the drone campaign. the first is the morality of the strikes, especially concerning non-militant deaths. se
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 1:00am EDT
of ground strikes may be undermining security objectives in places like yemen and pakistan. peter bird and and christopher swift discuss the move from partitive killings to signature strikes, which target groups ahead of men associated with terrorists. according to research, and grown strikes in pakistan have increased from one every 40 days during the bush administration to one every four days. this is from the center for national policy. >> good afternoon. my name is gregory aftandilian. i am a senior fellow for the middle east here at the center for national policy. on behalf of our chairman, and our president, i want to welcome all of you here today. i also want to welcome c-span for covering this event. the event is titled, "death from above." as many of you are aware, drone attacks started under the bush administration but have been accelerated under the obama administration. they seem to be the main weapon of the united states against al qaeda and its affiliates in pakistan. we argue that drones have been effective, according to data. somewhere between 1597 have been killed by d
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
and yemen. trona strikes have increased about one every four days since the bush administration. the center for national policy posted this hour-long event. -- hosted this hour-long event. >> good afternoon. i am gregory aftandilian. i am a fellow at the center of national policy. on behalf of our chairman and president, i want to welcome you here today and i want to welcome c-span for covering this event. the event is titled "death from above," -- drone attacks have been accelerated under the obama administration. it seems to be the main weapon against out had and their affiliates in yemen and pakistan. somewhere between 1597 and 2004 -- militants have been killed by drug since 2004 -- killed by drones since 2004. since 2004, the non militant capital rate has been around 50% or 16%. this means several non the militants have been killed. although that number has fallen dramatically since 2004, it remains a highly sensitive issue. there has been controversy surrounding the drone campaign, especially on the morality of the strikes. second, the question is raised is the united states making mo
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 3:00am PDT
in yemen shot dead. casim hacani shot dead on the way to work. he had been working for the u.s. embassy for 20 years. that's the only information that we have at this time. we'll keep you updated as we learn more. in the meantime all eyes will be on kentucky tonight. joe biden and paul ryan, facing off in kentucky. good morning, steve. >> you are right. the vice-presidential cand dates will square off here in the campus of the college in danville, kentucky. paul ryan arrived yesterday afternoon and joe biden will be showing up at noon today. we have sound to share from president obama and paul ryan and he's been in nationally televised before. >> joe biden has been on the stage before. this is my first time. and what he can't run from is president obama's record. they are offering the same. >> joe needs to be joe. congressman ryan is smart and effective speaker but his ideas are the wrong ones. >> steve: we have seen a lot of polls on republican mitt romney and we will like to show you this. joe biden has more unfavorable than favorables. paul ryan plus 16 and that may due to the fact.
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
on a mission to yemen. nelson demille joins us at the table. i was a nelson demille virgin until yesterday. this is my first nelson demille book and i was up late because of you reading your book and watching the debate and i have to tell you i'm hooked. >> thank you. so set the scene for people who haven't gotten into all the pages of the book. it starts with a brutal crime set in yemen. very timely. >> this is like the sixth book of my character john corey, homicide detective, now an agent. and his wife is a special agent. previous five books were set in new york. this is the first book i took him out of country. he got assigned to yemen. nobody wants to go yemen. he goes to yemen to look for the panther. the panther is a yemeni american born in new jersey, raised here, went to columbia university but took up the cause of jihad, went back to his ancestral home and he was the mastermind of the uss cole bombing. >> that's the premise of it. >> how much of your book is fact and how much of it is fiction because you're clearly weaving in what has been some terrorism news events in the past.
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
" bestseller list. >> in his new book "the panther," the character john corey goes to yemen. nelson demille joins us at the table. can i say i was a nelson demille virgin. i was up late because of you reading your book and watching the debate. i have to tell you i'm hooked. i'm hooked. >> thank you. so set the scene for people who have not gotten into all gazillion pages of the book. it starts with a brutal crime set in yemen. very timely. >> yeah. this is like the sixth book with my character john corey who is nypd homicide detective, now a contract agent with the joint terrorist task force and his wife is fbi special agent kate mayfield. the previous five books were set in the states, mostly the new york area. this is the first one i took him out of the country and he got assigned to go there. he doesn't want to go there. he goes to yemen to look for the panther. the panther is a yemeni american born in new jersey raised here went to colombian university but took up the cause of jihad, went back to his ancestral home in yemen. i postulate, this is based a little on tr
FOX Business
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
in the head and neck if he commuted to work in yemen. we will have the latest developments tonight. the latest in a series of incredible statements by stephanie cutter. touching on the tragedy in benghazi. carter's rationale for why the murder of our ambassador and three other americans has become the subject. >> in terms of the politicization of this, we are in the debate. but the entire reason, it is because of mitt romney and paul ryan. it is reckless and irresponsible lou: politics, terrorism, the economy, we cover it all with a host of experts and inside analysts. republican national committee chairman reince priebus joins us, white house chief of staff, john sununu joins me and political insiders, chris stirewalt, taking a look at the polls and analyzing the importance of tonight's vice presidential debate. the administration continues to resist, if you will, to be forthcoming about what has transpired in benghazi. the president today reasserting the existence of a tax loophole designed specifically for outsourcing. >> after running for more than a year in which he called himself severel
KRON
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
westerners in yemen. and establishing the connection to richard reid. also known as the chute bomber. and with any drug evidence. with the least 34 cult cases going back to 2003. however, in boston the district attorney saying that at least five and a convicted felons could be set free. prosecutors say that she has been doctoring evidence we will be right back. this mother was arrested after administering the tattooed to her daughter. she used her own tools. and she had no idea this was not in compliance with the law. >> great weather for tomorrow. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
looks of the obama administration's use of drone strikes in pakistan and yemen. the west virginia's governors' debate. charles schumer talks about tax policy. >> it is the 15th anniversary of c-span radio. here to talk with us about this is nancy. she has been with c-span radio since the beginning. >> c-span was created on october 9, 1997, by the cable television industry. it is another way to access c- span's public affairs programming. we bring you our commitment to live coverage of the house and senate proceedings, including the house lame-duck session that will be happening after the elections. they will be working on the fiscal cliff. also, we bring you public policy events, including congressional hearings. looking into the attack on the consulate in benghazi, libya. all of our events are -- former without interruption or commentary. that is some of what we do on c- span radio. >> has the mission ground in 15 years? >> -- a ground in 15 years? >> it has changed since technology has changed. c-span brady was available in the washington, d.c. area. shortly thereafter, we becam
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
staffer who worked at the u.s. embassy in yemen and government officials there say it looks like the work of al-qaeda. witnesses say the man was leaving his home in yemen's capital city when two gunmen on a motorcycle pulled up. as the story goes, one called out to the worker and when he turned around, a witness says the killers shot him not once, but three times right in the head. the attack comes as yemen's government goes on the offensive against the al-qaeda branch in that country. the branch that the united states officials have called repeatedly, the terror network's greatest threat to america. the fox report's chief correspondent, jonathan hunt in new york. it seems clear this was not random. the killers were targeting this man. >> in the words of at least one yemeni official, this was a, quote, assassination, shep. this man appears to have been targeted precisely because he worked at the u.s. embassy. in fact, had worked there for some 11 years within a security team. the fear now, of course, is that those who attacked this man may have a hit list of targets. that could include u.
KCSMMHZ
Oct 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in berlin -- with the men -- with yemen's president in berlin. merkel pledged more aid, particularly to improve education and water supplies. germany is one of yemen's biggest financial backers. since 2011, it has given 120 million euros to the government, which it considers a key ally for steep -- for stability in the region. >> we turn to the u.s. it is around one to mitt romney in the first president a candidate debate -- it is round one to mitt romney in the first presidential candidate debate. >> it was not a game changer that the republican challenger was looking for. >> president obama was quick out of the starting blocks, criticizing romney on education, taxes, and his budget plans. >> he is saying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes and deductions. the problem is that he has been asked over a hundred times how you would close those deductions and loopholes and he has not been able to identify -- >> the economy took center stage for most of the evening. romney accused obama of a lack of focus in his priorities. >> i do not know how the president could come int
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am PDT
now following developing news from yemen, a gunman has assassinated chief of security at the u.s. embassy. he was shot in the head while on his way to work. a gunman on a motorcycle opened fire and fled. attack comes as yemen's u.s.-backed government is waging an offensive against al-qaeda in the country. >> tonight republicans try to retain momentum while democrats try to get things back on track as vice presidential candidates debate. katie marzullo is live with a preview. >> reporter: right now the running mates are in their final hours of prep. democrat biden and republican ryan both described as skilled politicians with strong policy credentials. very different styles. biden has folksy appeals and solid vice presidential portfolio. both say they've been studying. >> frankly, studying up on congressman ryan's position on the issues. >> he's been on this big stage many times so that's new for me i'm studying the issues. i know how he will attack us. >> reporter: this debate follows last week's first presidential debate in which most agree president obama bombed. the presiden
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
hallmarks of al qaeda. there have been a wave of assassinating government officials in yemen following a crackdown on security. bill: over who knew what and when in the benghazi matter after failing to set a straight answer from a state department official. one republican congressman during this hearing asking the top security official in libya at the time, this very pointed question. >> given the information that you saw on tv, and your knowledge of the situation in libya, did you come to a conclusion as to whether this was a terrorist act or whether it was based on some film that was on the internet, loot colonel wood? >> it instantly recognizeable to me as a terrorist attack. >> instantly recognizeable? >> yes, sir. >> and why is that? >> mainly because of my prior knowledge there, i almost expected the attack to come. bill: based on that answer, rather foreshadowing. kt mcfarland worked in both the reagan and nixon administrations. she is our national security analyst. good morning to you. >> good morning, bill. bill: in all this testimony there is a lot to keep track of here. whet
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
for literature. let's look at other story lines. reports from yemen say a senior official employed by the u.s. embassy has been shot dead. officials said gunmen on a moator bike fired on him as he was driving to work. a u.s. diplomat said he was coordinating a u.s. and yemen probe on the attack on the embassy last month after protesters were angry at a filmed that mocked muslim. hugo chavez has named his vice president, a former duss driver and union leader, and pp interest is high as mr. chavez spent a year battling cancer. a form erica made yan naval intelligence officer has pleaded guilty for spying for russia. he admitted to selling sensitive intelligence for ameer $3,000 a month. he said he spied for idea logical reasons, not for money. syrian's former ministry has accused turkey of hostile action after a syrian passenger plan from moscow to damascus was forced to land in turkey. turkey said it con fist kated illegal cargo. it wants all the items returned intact. russia is also demanding an explanation. >> in the darkness of the airport, the turkish authorities began their examination
CNN
Oct 24, 2012 7:00pm PDT
qaeda in a sense moved from pakistan to yemen, from yemen to north africa, so we have al qaeda spreading instead of being destroyed in another part of the world. so it's going to be interesting to talk to this guy. if, in fact, he gives up details and admits to being a member of al qaeda in the magnificent red. >> what do you make of whether the fbi or cia is the one who is interrogating or questioning this person? >> i think it's a good idea. the fbi is good at this. >> you prefer the fbi do it? >> much better. i think the renditions and interrogation tactics, the interrogation tactics work. i disagree with a lot of my colleagues, the fbi has done a good job. they always take investigations like this. american citizens were killed. your hon under american law, they should do it. >> they also believe another al qaeda avilleiated group had a role. >> al qaeda in iraq. that would be significant. >> not in this attack. >> exactly. >> we know there is a core group of the a dozen of people, the bigger group, between 35 and 40 people. 12 of those had some sort of al qaeda affiliation and a lon
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
like mubarak in egypt and tunisia and yemen and whatnot. he has that middle ground, and he really gets a bum rep. if you read the conversations, the clinton tapes, he's expressing concerns and fears to clinton, and clinton is sympathetic with these things. needed a better pr organization to help him out. >> okay. by the way, is that patrick seal? >> is that patrick seal? patrick focused too much on the conspiracy theories of why certain things happened in the region. >> turning to egypt, you interviewed a lot of people in the movement. you mentioned the 1990s, obviously, where the, you know, basically the egyptians put down, and it is islamist insurgeon sigh and stapped to death, end of the movement. >> which, by the way, the leadership was against. >> the islamic -- >> in prison. >> yeah, yeah. they were much more. the question is, you know, is there any likelihood of the head of al-qaeda to resuscitate an al-qaeda-like group in egypt or other groups or egyptians gone through that in the 1990s seen as a dead end? how do you see that sort of militant movement in egypt playing out? >> h
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 1:00pm PDT
[h7 >>neil: you probably heard earlier today a security office killed in yemen the anniversary of the "uss cole" attack a little more than a month after the benghazi attacks that claimed the life of the u.s. ambassador there. we are only learning now that the original story we are being told what happened then is not jibing with what in fact, actually happened then. and now the senator from new hampshire is here and all things tonight. senator, i was mentioning to my staff earlier, not jokingly, maybe we should write down ought the dates and all anniversaryies because --. >>guest: you think of what happened in libya on 9/11 to fought have heightened security on that day and if light of having the head of al qaeda calls for attacks because we killed his number two in libya on a drone attack. what happened in yemen, of course, with the security official --. >>neil: that could have been bigger. >>guest: absolutely. >>neil: what is going on, senator, beside yemen and beach gaza and the uprising we have seen in cairo? it is more than a film, obviously, it seems to be something bigge
WHUT
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
obama is not pulling out right away. >> the drone strikes a, on going in pakistan in yemen -- and yemen, at least 30,000 individuals have gone to pakistan at great personal risk to demonstrate against the spirit talk about the escalation of drone attacks under president obama. >> in many ways, this has become the signature war of president obama. this is the war he has given the most attention to, has escalated the most dramatically, not only in afghanistan, but also in yemen, somalia, reports of other lower-level drone strikes happening in other countries as well. the idea that this is cheap and safe -- meaning safe for u.s. pilots, as they are not in the air -- it turns out it is neither cheap are safe. manila get a new "times magazine" reports, it indicates that it actually costs more to keep an armed drone in the air, more than personal cost, and it would be acquitted itself, then an f-16. it is not safer for people on the ground, as we know huge people on the ground are being killed beyond the so-called kill list. the idea that a kill list is being created, apparently being approve
WTTG
Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
, he did talk about having contacts back in bangladesh and in yemen all i believe. >> he faces charges of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to provide material support to al-qaeda. he was order held without bond and did not enter a plea. new york city police commissioner ray kelly says this is the 15th plot since september 11th to commit a terrorist act in new york city. each one so far thwarted by law enforcement agencies working together. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. president obama and republican nominee mitt romney will be back on stage together again tonight but this time, it's okay for them have a little fun. >> they are he keynote speakers it alfred e smith fundraiser. during election years, it often gives presidential candidates the chance to take some lighthearted jabs at each other. romney, let's get back to what he was up to. he was in virginia yesterday where he got an introduction from comedian dennis miller but romney's message was serious. he addressed his plans to maintain the u.s. military criticizing president obama over defense cuts.
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am PDT
's going on right now. >> people w work at the u.s. embassy in yemen for more than 20 years shot dead. men on motorcycles, they ambushed his car, and she they killed him. officials in yemen say it looks like the work of al qaeda. more of what we know about the killing and why he may have in justple of minutes, revelation teammates of superstar cyclist lance armstrong. one says we hid from doping tests. he said armstrong had & his teammates, they were part of the most sophisticated and successful doping program in cycling history. the agency says 11 cyclists came forward to admit their use of banned performance enhancing drugs. we'll have more on that later in the hour, but, first, a new jobs report that really surprised a lot of folks, including a lot of economists who just found out this morning the number of americans filing new unemployment claims plummeted last week. fell by 30,000. that is 339,000. it is the lowest level in the past four and a half years. many economists predicted the number of claims would actually go up. >>> ere are a number of names on the ticket, but the spotlight
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
in that incident. >> new this morning, military officials in yemen say millet -- suicide bombers killed nine soldiers. nobody is taking responsibility for the attack. >> it is i try to figure out what led to a scary situation at an arlington shopping mall -- arlington investigators are trying to figure out what led to a scary situation at arlington shopping mall. a molotov cocktail chatter but did not ignite. >> i looked over and saw black stuff on the floor. i thought maybe pieces of itself, but then i realized security was down there talking to them and police started coming in. i figured it was something else. three other bottles were found nearby. the mall was evacuated for several hours. no one was hurt fe. >> 18 days now until the election. president obama continued to court virginia voters. he was big at george mason university this morning -- he will speak at christmas universe it this morning. i was opening -- hopinhg the president would bring joe biden because he will laugh at anything. >> mitt is his middle name. i wish i could use my middle name. >> the president's middle name is
WHUT
Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in the south, yemen, abu dhabi. >> why did islam catch on in that area? >> from a theological point of view, god only revealed where he wanted to reveal. why was christ born in bethlehem? why was moses not in china but palace dan, mount sinai? these are, of course, beyond human understanding. from the human point of view, this was a very untouched area of human collectivity, and in a sense, all of the idolatry, lack of celebration and sophistication that had come about in the mediterranean world with greek philosophy, a lot of rationalism, skepticism, me and listen, you did not have this in arabia. it was simple, but when people with noble characters, but from a religious point of view, they were idolaters. as well in arabic, this time is called the age of ignorance. they were ignorant to the nature of reality, of the one god. among them were some who were shipped the one god, including the prophet muhammed. >> we are speaking with dr. seyyed nasr, professor of islamic studies at george washington university. i must say, i know this to be true, one of the foremost experts on islam in americ
FOX Business
Sep 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
accounting of the benghazi terrorist attacks and the events in yemen and egypt. the white house continues to give every appearance of stone walling, both the congress and the press. almost three weeks have passed since those attacks, and leaked from within the white house, an intelligence community suggests the obama administration has been involved in an outright cover up. there are reports tonight that officials within the administration were concerned from the very beginning about the message the white house chose to push after the attack. the attack that was spontaneous they said, and not at all the work of terrorists. here's white house spokesman jay carney back on the 14th of september. >> the incident in benghazi, as well as elsewhere, but these are all being investigated, what i'm saying is that we have no evidence at this time to suggest otherwise, that there was a preplanned or alterior investigation behind the unrest. my point was that we don't have and did not have concrete evidence to suggest that this was not in reaction to the film. lou: he's referring to the almost car too
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, nivea deodorant, dove soap and other items not available in their desert hiding place in yemen. "we have sent other people before and nothing really suited her taste," al awlaki wrote, as he sent the list to someone he thought was a trusted al qaeda aide. but the trusted aide now says he was a spy. in an interview with a danish newspaper, morten storm, a danish convert to islam, says he went to yemen and worked with the cia to help and kill al awlaki. >> translator: he was a terrorist. he wanted to kill innocent people. >> reporter: storm himself was originally part of a radical islamic group in europe. this was him in 2005 at an anti-u.s. rally that made news in london. six months later, he says, he had been recruited by danish intelligence for his dangerous role. >> if al qaeda had come to the conclusion that he was spying for the danes and for the cia, they would have killed him immediately. >> reporter: in fiction like the popular "homeland" tv show, agents iced all kind of high-tech devices to track their targets. >> start with the encrypted files. really, it's important. >> reporte
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
worker at the u.s. embassy in yemen. a masked gunman was headed to the embassy where he had worked for nearly 20 years. the driveby shooting was far and the association says they have the fingerprints of al qaeda and they are connected to the september 11th attack after it killed chris stevens. >>> mitt romney said if he is elected he will get tough on china. he is pledging to designate china as a currency manipulator. they are going there for 18 years and they are setting back with china, the fastest growing in experts. it could hurt them to deal with china on issues with north korea and iran. >>> florida is the biggest battleground state in the upcoming election. and recent polls show obama beating mitt romney by 1 percentage point in florida. president barack obama is planning on being more aggressive. >>> and he is facing vice- presidential candidate paul ryan and here is more on what boat candidates are saying about tonight's debate. >> reporter: paul ryan says he and vice-president joseph biden have known each other for years so he knows what to expect as they go head to hea
CNN
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in a sense moved from pakistan to yemen and from yemen to north africa. we have al qaeda spreading rather than being destroyed in another part of the world. it is going to be interesting to talk about this guy. if he admits to being a member of al qaeda. >> what do you make of whether the fbi or the cia is questioning this person? >> i think it is a good idea. >> you prefer the fbi in. >> much better. i think that the renditions and ininterrogation tactics didn't work. i disagree with a lot of my colleagues. the fbi does a good job on this. american citizens were killed under american law they are the ones that should be doing it. another group had a role in this. >> one we haven't heard of yet. that would be significant. >> we hadn't heard of them yet in this attack. >> we know that they are a group of a dozen people who launched the first attack. >> and for a long time we have been hearing that they were affiliated with al qaeda and we are hearing that they may have affiliation was al qaeda in iraq. over the weekend there was an attack in jordan and one of the targets in that attack was
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
center. here is how mohammad who is radicalize trained in yemen. >> it was not murder. murder is when a person kills another person without reason. and i did islamicic justified and justified with common sense you know. >> and yet the administration still refuses to call it terrorism. fathers of the shooter and the victim became friends and they are working together to prevent other americans to being radicalized. joining me mel vin bled so and daruous long and had their store store chronicled in losing our songs. >> welcome to both of you. thank you for being a part of this. two cases now. fort hood and in little rock. we have had an administration that refuses to say this is it terrorism. daruous. what answers have you been given when you try to find out why your son's death was never labeled an act of terror? >> we never got answers from the administration. what we got was from the press secretary. and what i can say, you get crickets and then denial and thin what you get is a spin and then you get obvisication. drive by shoot fort hood is work place violence and benghazi is a reac
WTTG
Oct 19, 2012 4:25am EDT
in the middle east, a suicide bomber killed nine soldiers at a military base in southern yemen. four gunmen stormed the base after a skirmish with guards. it is an area that used to be controlled by al-qaeda. just yesterday, an american drone killed seven militants in southern yemen. >>> we are learning more about the man accused of plotting to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city. investigators say he considered targeting president obama first but the family of the 21-year- old bangladeshi map insists on his innocence. they say he only came to the united states to study business in college. we are finding out he actually studied cybersecurity at southeast missouri state university. >>> a diabetes defense proves unsuccessful for a florida man charged with murder. a jury found kevin satterfield guilty in the death of his wife and pregnant daughter's boyfriend as well as shooting his daughter who survived with her baby. the defense claimed that high levels of blood sugar had prevented 591-year-old from knowing what he was doing. he was sentenced to three life terms without th
CW
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm CDT
of "the dark knight rises." a senior security official at the u-s embassy in yemen was shot and killed earler this morning. qassem aqlani was leading the investigation into last month's protest and break-in at the embassy. gunman on motorcycles, shot at aqlani car while he was on his way to work in yemen's capital. investigators believe it may be the work of al-qaeda. a republican-led house oversight committee held its first congressional hearing. into the benghazi attack that killed u-s ambassador, chris stevens and three other americans. intially the white house claimed the attack was due to spontaneous outrage over a you- tube video. that claim has since been withdrawn. the state department says the attack was clearly the work of terroristsall sides did agree that the embassy was out- gunned. at the time of the attack, there were only five security agents at the compound. critics say, better security measures could have saved lives. just ahead claims for unemployment benefits plunge. and, still to come this midday. why staying warm this fall and winter will mean a more expensive he
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the possible outbreak of war between these two neighbors. erin? >> thanks very much to ivan. >>> now to yemen where five al qaeda militants were killed in a u.s. drone attack. at least that's what two local security officials tell cnn today. the militants were heavily armed, carrying explosives. nic robertson knows the area very well. i asked if those killed were high value targets. >> reporter: three u.s. drone strikes have killed five suspected al qaeda militants in an area known as an al qaeda stronghold. al qaeda made gains in yemen last year. they have been rolled back to some degree by government backed by tribal militias in recent months but they still present a big problem in yemen. indeed, they are viewed as the most operationally active branch of al qaeda, if you will, al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. we don't know who the arguments were this time, but very likely high on the target list would ibrahim al siri. he has made bombs and is a very feared al qaeda member. so at this stage, five killed, five suspected al qaeda members killed. exactly who they are, we don't know yet. >> th
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 2:00pm EDT
in yemen, the war in pakistan. it's hard tore recognize congress to stop st. drone attacks that are killing civilians. we want to stop the attacks on our embassies, let's stop trying to overthrow governments. let's avoid the hype. let's look at the real situation here. interventions do not make us safer. they do not protect our nation. they are themselves a threat to america. now mr. kennedy, i would like to ask you, is al qaeda more or less established in libya since our involvement? >> i will have to take that question for the record. i am not an intelligence expert. >> you don't have the intelligence you're saying? i'm going to go on to the next question. >> i think the other two may have an opinion also if you wanted to ask them. >> i wanted to ask ambassador kennedy. >> next question, ambassador kennedy. how many shoulder to air missiles are capable of shooting down passenger airlines are missing in libya? can you answer that question? >> no, sir, i'll be glad to provide it for the record. >> you don't know? >> no, sir, i do not know. it's not in my normal purview. >> does anybody know
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